Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker has a great mentality in place as he waits for his surgically repaired elbow to heal: He won't allow himself to succumb to the emotions surrounding his setback.
Parker spoke with the media prior to the A's game with the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on Wednesday night, and he took the time to explain his mindset. Just as he was rehabbing...
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Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker, rehabbing from Tommy John surgery last spring, started on Friday night for the AAA Nashville Sounds. This was his fourth rehab start of the year, and a return to the majors looked likely for the 26-year old.
But in the sixth inning, Parker fell...
Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker threw two innings of a simulated game and faced hitters for the second time this spring while continuing his comeback from a second Tommy John surgery.
The 26-year-old right-hander threw 30 pitches - 15 in each inning - and looked sharp as manager Bob Melvin and pitching coach Curt Young looked on. He faced five batters, getting three fly...
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March 18, 2015
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker has lost his salary arbitration case after missing the entire 2014 season.
Parker was given an $850,000 salary on Saturday by Elizabeth Neumeier, Robert Herzog and Mark Irvings instead of the team's offer of $1.7 million. The sides argued their positions a day earlier.
A 26-year-old right-hander, Parker was sidelined...
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February 07, 2015
Last season, Oakland A’s pitcher Jarrod Parker was suppose to be the Opening Day starter for the Athletics in 2014. However, before he could make his first start, Parker received the unfortunate news that he would have to undergo his second Tommy John’s surgery. This 26-year-old’s has now undergone two Tommy John’s surgeries in the span of five years. Parker’s...
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jarrod Parker needs to have Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar-collateral ligament in his right (pitching) elbow confirmed Susan Slusser.
Jarrod Parker needs Tommy John surgery again.
— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) March 17, 2014
As is the standard case with this procedure, Parker will be out for this entire 2014 season.
Baseball continues to lose young talented pitchers to Tommy John surgery at an alarming rate. The Atlanta Braves will be without Kris Medlen this season and the Oakland Athletics have lost Jarrod Parker as well. Last season the New York Mets sent Matt Harvey under the knife and he will miss most, if not all of this season.Kris Medlen completed his first full season as...
Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker will undergo his second Tommy John surgery on March 25.
The Athletics pitcher will miss the entire 2014 season but should be ready in time for the 2015 season.
Jarrod Parker will undergo Tommy John surgery next Tuesday, A's announce.
— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) March 17, 2014
A.J. Griffin (elbow) is also on the shelf meaning that Jesse Chavez...
PHOENIX — Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker needs elbow ligament-replacement surgery and will miss the season.
Parker was examined Monday in Gulf Breeze, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews, who repaired his elbow on Oct. 28, 2009, when Parker was with Arizona. Parker is to have surgery again on March 25.
Parker had a 10.61 ERA in three spring training starts.
He becomes the...
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The Oakland Athletics had a curveball thrown into their plans (pardon the pun) of three-peating as AL West Division Champs Monday morning when it was announced that planned opening day starter Jarrod Parker would undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the entire 2014 season.
Parker had recently been shut down following the revelation that he was experiencing forearm tightness in his...